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=== Overall Objectives  ===
 
=== Overall Objectives  ===
  
:[[Image:Under construction icon-blue.png|right|130px|Under construction]]To create entry and landing pages in the wiki that more clearly illustrate and describe the use of the wiki as a genealogical research tool; how it can enhance both beginning and advanced family historians' understanding of where and how to search for information concerning their ancestors; and to give more information to users who might be interested in helping in specific ways.
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:[[Image:Under construction icon-blue.png|right|130px|Under construction]]To create entry pages in the wiki that more clearly illustrate and describe the use of the wiki as a genealogical research tool; how it can enhance both beginning and advanced family historians' understanding of where and how to search for information concerning their ancestors; and to give more information to users who might be interested in helping in specific ways.
  
 
:We are focusing on the following types of users:
 
:We are focusing on the following types of users:
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=== Links to Sandbox Pages with Suggested Formats<br>  ===
 
=== Links to Sandbox Pages with Suggested Formats<br>  ===
  
:*[[Editing FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Wiki Design Pages|All landing pages we are working on]]  
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:*See [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Wiki Design Pages|all entry pages we are working on<br>]]  
:*Home page suggestions
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:*See the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Wiki Design Pages Organization|interlinking between entry pages]]
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:*Take the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Wiki Design Survey|Home Page review survey]]
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:*'''Home page''' suggestions:
  
::*[[User:Ccsmith/sandbox/wiki|Ccsmith Sandbox]]  
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::*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/User:Nolaneclark/Sandbox/Home4 Proposal from Wiki team in JSMB]
::*JV&nbsp;[[User:VasquezJL/Sandbox/Home|Version 1]]&nbsp;and&nbsp;[[User:VasquezJL/Sandbox/Home2|Version 2]]&nbsp;and&nbsp;[[User:VasquezJL/Sandbox/Home3|Version 3]]<br>
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::*[[User:Ccsmith/sandbox/wiki2|Ccsmith Sandbox Wiki2]]  
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::*JV&nbsp;[[User:VasquezJL/Sandbox/Home3|Version 3]]&nbsp;and [[User:VasquezJL/Sandbox/Home4|Version 4]]
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:*Examples of good home pages:
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::*[http://lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory/ BYU Family History site]
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::*[http://www.heraldextra.com/ Herald Extra]  
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::*[http://www.foxnews.com/ Fox News]
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::*[http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Deseret News]
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::*[http://www.sltrib.com/ Salt Lake Tribune]
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::*[http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/ BBC]
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::*[http://global.nytimes.com/?iht NY Times]
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::*[http://www.washingtonpost.com/ Washington Post]
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::*[http://www.latimes.com/ LA Times]
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::*[http://www.ldsmag.com/ LDS Magazines]
  
 
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::*[[User:Klk3/sandbox3|KK thoughts]]  
 
::*[[User:Klk3/sandbox3|KK thoughts]]  
::*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/showthread.php?t=14228 FS Wiki&nbsp;Forum Thread]<br>
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::*https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Bw1lrxmREgHg1MA-KQlbVO_mbr2npaPC5M1nyxuXz3U/edit<br>
  
 
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:We are broken out into committees working on different landing pages.&nbsp;<br>
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:We are broken out into committees working on different entry pages.&nbsp;<br>
  
 
::*Lynda, Rorie, &amp; Sandra:  
 
::*Lynda, Rorie, &amp; Sandra:  
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:*[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Wiki Design Meeting - March 30 2012|March 30, 2012]]  
 
:*[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Wiki Design Meeting - March 30 2012|March 30, 2012]]  
 
:*[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Wiki Design Meeting - April 20 2012|April 20, 2012]]  
 
:*[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Wiki Design Meeting - April 20 2012|April 20, 2012]]  
:*[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Wiki Design Meeting - April 27 2012|April 27, 2012]]
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:*[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Wiki Design Meeting - April 27 2012|April 27, 2012]]
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:*[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Wiki Design Meeting - May 11 2012|May 11, 2012]]
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:*[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Wiki Design Meeting - June 1 2012|June 1, 2012]]
  
 
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:*[http://www.wikihow.com wikiHow]  
 
:*[http://www.wikihow.com wikiHow]  
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:*[http://www.userfocus.co.uk/resources/taskchecklist.html Task based design guidelines]
 
:*[http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Article_Creation_Workflow/Landing_System Wikipedia article creation workflow]  
 
:*[http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Article_Creation_Workflow/Landing_System Wikipedia article creation workflow]  
 
:*[http://www.wikispaces.com WikiSpaces]  
 
:*[http://www.wikispaces.com WikiSpaces]  
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:::http://speckyboy.com/2010/01/11/10-completely-free-wireframe-and-mockup-applications/
 
:::http://speckyboy.com/2010/01/11/10-completely-free-wireframe-and-mockup-applications/
  
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:*Training videos:<br>  
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::*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Help:Videos_and_lessons Wiki Searching and Contributing videos]
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::*[https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center Videos]&nbsp;(research topics)
  
 
[[Category:WikiProjects]]
 
[[Category:WikiProjects]]

Latest revision as of 07:52, 2 March 2013

Contents

Overall Objectives

Under construction
To create entry pages in the wiki that more clearly illustrate and describe the use of the wiki as a genealogical research tool; how it can enhance both beginning and advanced family historians' understanding of where and how to search for information concerning their ancestors; and to give more information to users who might be interested in helping in specific ways.
We are focusing on the following types of users:
  • Researchers & Research Helpers (Consultants, etc.)
  • Contributors
  • Maintenance workers (we believe we can draw more people in, who want to help in small ways by doing maintenance work)


Links to Sandbox Pages with Suggested Formats

  • Examples of good home pages:


Links to Comments and thoughts:


Participate

Add in your information by editing the table.
Name Interest Contact Info (Email) Optional WikiUser Name
James Tanner Organization and Design
genealogyarizona@gmail.com jamestanner
Ken Knight O&D klknight@gmail.com Klk3
Janell Vasquez O&D vasquezjl@familysearch.org VasquezJL
Lee Drew O&D wiki.fsm@gmail.com Ldrew
Rorie Jenson O&D rkjenson@live.com jenson1
Lise Embley Style/content/navigation lembley@familysearch.org Lembley


We are broken out into committees working on different entry pages. 
  • Lynda, Rorie, & Sandra:
  • Locating information about someone
  • Find ways you can help (things to do)
  • Things to Do in Supporting the Wiki
  • James & Danielle
  • Want more information about a specific locality/topic
  • Organize my genealogy information
  • Understand how the wiki is organized (for contributors with a little more experience)
  • Charles & Lee
  • Get started in doing genealogy research
  • Add something you know to the wiki (getting started steps)
  • Lise & Caroline
  • Connect with others - researchers
  • Connect with others - contributors
  • Jane, Ken, & Dennis
  • Learn how to use the wiki for research
  • Find Contributor Help articles
  • Training others to use the wiki and/or contribute to it


Meetings and Announcements

We currently meet every Friday. Anyone is welcome to attend.
  • Time: 8:30-10:30am MDT
  • Place: MeetingPlace ID# 5889
  • Go to MeetingPlace then enter the ID#
  • If needed, call 877-453-7266 and enter the ID#



Past Meeting Minutes


Inspiration


Resources

  • If anyone is having a hard time verbally describing a layout design they’d like considered, there are a number of free or inexpensive mockup applications available that can be used to create an image(s) to share with others.
http://speckyboy.com/2010/01/11/10-completely-free-wireframe-and-mockup-applications/
  • Training videos:
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